The table below looks at the statistics for the Architect role in IT jobs advertised for the South West region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Architect in their job title over the 3 months to 30 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Architect
Rank 57 60 47
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -13
Permanent jobs requiring an Architect 259 284 318
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 4.58% 4.64% 5.47%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.73% 4.76% 5.65%
Number of salaries quoted 198 194 257
Average salary £65,000 £57,500 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.04% +4.54%
90% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £83,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £65,000 £65,000 £60,500
% change year-on-year
- +7.43%
Architect
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the South West region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
South West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
5476 5963 5624
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 96.77% 97.39% 96.70%
Number of salaries quoted 4593 4891 4703
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £23,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £53,000 £55,859
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

Architect
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Architect in the job title across the South West region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Architect Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

Architect
Salary Trend in the South West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Architect across the South West region.

Architect Salary Trend in the South West

Architect
Salary Histogram in the South West

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Architect across the South West region over the 3 months to 30 April 2016.

Architect Salary Histogram in the South West

Architect
Job Locations in the South West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Architect within the South West region over the 3 months to 30 April 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bristol -4 102 £63,000 +11.50% 9
Dorset +19 50 £67,500 +45.16% 6
Wiltshire +2 37 £65,000 -0.23% 1
Gloucestershire -3 37 £71,250 +21.27% 4
Somerset -20 19 £65,000 +34.02% 1
Cornwall - 1 £55,000 -
Avon - 1 £75,000 -
Architect
England

Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, IT jobs across the South West region that cited Architect in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Architect in their job title.

1 129 (29.25%) TOGAF
2 109 (24.72%) Agile Software Development
3 95 (21.54%) Finance
4 76 (17.23%) SOA
5 72 (16.33%) Oracle
6 71 (16.10%) .NET
7 70 (15.87%) Java
7 70 (15.87%) Presales
8 62 (14.06%) Microsoft
9 61 (13.83%) Degree
10 60 (13.61%) Retail
11 57 (12.93%) Telecoms
12 56 (12.70%) C#
13 55 (12.47%) Security Cleared
13 55 (12.47%) Data Centre
14 54 (12.24%) E-Commerce
15 53 (12.02%) SQL Server
15 53 (12.02%) Enterprise Architecture
16 52 (11.79%) Scrum
17 50 (11.34%) VMware
18 49 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
19 46 (10.43%) Windows
20 45 (10.20%) Mentoring
21 44 (9.98%) SC Cleared
22 43 (9.75%) Technical Architecture
22 43 (9.75%) Cybersecurity
23 40 (9.07%) ITIL
24 39 (8.84%) Cisco
24 39 (8.84%) Amazon AWS
25 38 (8.62%) ERP

Architect
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, IT jobs across the South West region that cited Architect in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Architect in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 21 (4.76%) SharePoint
2 19 (4.31%) CMS
3 11 (2.49%) IIS
3 11 (2.49%) JBoss
4 9 (2.04%) SharePoint 2013
5 8 (1.81%) MS Exchange
5 8 (1.81%) Mule
6 5 (1.13%) Exchange Server 2010
6 5 (1.13%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 4 (0.91%) Cloud Foundry
7 4 (0.91%) Commerce Server
7 4 (0.91%) Elasticsearch
7 4 (0.91%) Exchange Server 2000
7 4 (0.91%) Exchange Server 2003
7 4 (0.91%) Exchange Server 2013
7 4 (0.91%) OpenStack
7 4 (0.91%) SharePoint 2010
7 4 (0.91%) WebSphere
8 3 (0.68%) CoreMedia CMS
8 3 (0.68%) Tomcat
Applications
1 12 (2.72%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 24 (5.44%) Oracle Retail
2 13 (2.95%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 5 (1.13%) Dynamics AX
4 4 (0.91%) Magento
5 3 (0.68%) Adobe Campaign
5 3 (0.68%) Eloqua
6 2 (0.45%) Fredhopper
6 2 (0.45%) SAP ERP
7 1 (0.23%) SAP CRM
Cloud Services
1 39 (8.84%) Amazon AWS
2 33 (7.48%) Microsoft Azure
3 25 (5.67%) SaaS
4 22 (4.99%) IaaS
5 17 (3.85%) PaaS
6 14 (3.17%) Cloud Computing
7 12 (2.72%) Amazon EC2
8 11 (2.49%) Google Cloud Platform
9 4 (0.91%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
9 4 (0.91%) Google Analytics
9 4 (0.91%) Google Tag Manager
9 4 (0.91%) Heroku
10 3 (0.68%) Office 365
10 3 (0.68%) Responsys
Communications & Networking
1 19 (4.31%) WAN
2 14 (3.17%) Firewall
3 9 (2.04%) DNS
4 8 (1.81%) Unified Communications
5 7 (1.59%) NAS
6 6 (1.36%) DHCP
6 6 (1.36%) SAN
6 6 (1.36%) TCP/IP
7 5 (1.13%) Network Security
8 4 (0.91%) Intranet
8 4 (0.91%) LAN
9 3 (0.68%) Internet
10 2 (0.45%) 3G
10 2 (0.45%) VPN
11 1 (0.23%) 3GPP
11 1 (0.23%) ISDN
11 1 (0.23%) LDAP
11 1 (0.23%) UTRAN
11 1 (0.23%) VoIP
11 1 (0.23%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 53 (12.02%) SQL Server
2 28 (6.35%) Big Data
3 21 (4.76%) NoSQL
4 19 (4.31%) DB2
5 17 (3.85%) Data Warehouse
6 14 (3.17%) MySQL
6 14 (3.17%) Relational Database
7 12 (2.72%) MongoDB
8 10 (2.27%) Oracle Database
9 9 (2.04%) RDBMS
10 8 (1.81%) Amazon DynamoDB
11 7 (1.59%) GIS
12 6 (1.36%) Hadoop
13 5 (1.13%) Oracle Database 12c
14 1 (0.23%) Informix
14 1 (0.23%) Pentaho
14 1 (0.23%) SQL Server 2005
14 1 (0.23%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 5 (1.13%) Eclipse
2 2 (0.45%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (0.23%) CocoaPods
3 1 (0.23%) Git (software)
3 1 (0.23%) Jenkins
3 1 (0.23%) Maven
3 1 (0.23%) sqlmap
3 1 (0.23%) Xcode
General
1 95 (21.54%) Finance
2 60 (13.61%) Retail
3 57 (12.93%) Telecoms
4 24 (5.44%) Banking
5 21 (4.76%) Marketing
6 20 (4.54%) Manufacturing
7 13 (2.95%) Electronics
8 12 (2.72%) Publishing
9 8 (1.81%) Military
10 7 (1.59%) French Language
11 6 (1.36%) Advertising
11 6 (1.36%) German Language
12 5 (1.13%) Billing
12 5 (1.13%) Multimedia
13 4 (0.91%) Aerospace
13 4 (0.91%) Financial Institution
14 3 (0.68%) Automotive
14 3 (0.68%) Local Government
15 2 (0.45%) Italian Language
15 2 (0.45%) Spanish Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 71 (16.10%) .NET
2 33 (7.48%) CSS
3 30 (6.80%) ASP.NET
3 30 (6.80%) HTML
4 26 (5.90%) Web Services
5 17 (3.85%) HTML5
5 17 (3.85%) REST
5 17 (3.85%) XML
6 16 (3.63%) Middleware
7 15 (3.40%) AngularJS
8 14 (3.17%) CSS3
9 13 (2.95%) ASP.NET MVC
10 12 (2.72%) ASP.NET Web API
11 11 (2.49%) SOAP
12 10 (2.27%) Dojo
13 9 (2.04%) Razor View Engine
13 9 (2.04%) React
13 9 (2.04%) Spring
13 9 (2.04%) XHTML
14 8 (1.81%) Apache Camel
Miscellaneous
1 55 (12.47%) Data Centre
2 49 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
3 29 (6.58%) Computer Science
4 26 (5.90%) Management Information System
5 18 (4.08%) Mobile App
6 15 (3.40%) Taxonomies
7 14 (3.17%) Security Operations Centre
8 13 (2.95%) PKI
9 12 (2.72%) CMDB
9 12 (2.72%) Visualisation
10 9 (2.04%) Data Structures
11 8 (1.81%) Enterprise Software
11 8 (1.81%) Social Media
12 7 (1.59%) User Experience
13 6 (1.36%) Psychology
14 5 (1.13%) FMCG
14 5 (1.13%) Private Cloud
15 4 (0.91%) SCADA
15 4 (0.91%) Smartphone
16 3 (0.68%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 46 (10.43%) Windows
2 19 (4.31%) Linux
3 14 (3.17%) Android
4 13 (2.95%) Windows Server
5 10 (2.27%) Apple iOS
6 6 (1.36%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 6 (1.36%) Unix
7 5 (1.13%) Windows Server 2003
8 4 (0.91%) Windows 2000
8 4 (0.91%) Windows Phone
8 4 (0.91%) Windows Server 2008
9 2 (0.45%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 129 (29.25%) TOGAF
2 109 (24.72%) Agile Software Development
3 76 (17.23%) SOA
4 70 (15.87%) Presales
5 54 (12.24%) E-Commerce
6 53 (12.02%) Enterprise Architecture
7 52 (11.79%) Scrum
8 45 (10.20%) Mentoring
9 43 (9.75%) Cybersecurity
9 43 (9.75%) Technical Architecture
10 40 (9.07%) ITIL
11 38 (8.62%) ERP
12 37 (8.39%) UML
13 36 (8.16%) Business Intelligence
14 34 (7.71%) Stakeholder Management
15 33 (7.48%) Line Management
16 32 (7.26%) Software Engineering
17 29 (6.58%) CRM
18 28 (6.35%) Customer Engagement
19 24 (5.44%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 70 (15.87%) Java
2 56 (12.70%) C#
3 33 (7.48%) JavaScript
3 33 (7.48%) SQL
4 23 (5.22%) C++
5 11 (2.49%) C
6 10 (2.27%) Python
7 6 (1.36%) PHP
8 5 (1.13%) ES6
9 4 (0.91%) PowerShell
9 4 (0.91%) Ruby
9 4 (0.91%) X++
10 3 (0.68%) Bash Shell
11 1 (0.23%) Perl
11 1 (0.23%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 61 (13.83%) Degree
2 55 (12.47%) Security Cleared
3 44 (9.98%) SC Cleared
4 19 (4.31%) CISSP
5 17 (3.85%) DV Cleared
6 14 (3.17%) Cisco Certification
7 12 (2.72%) CISM
7 12 (2.72%) ISEB
7 12 (2.72%) PMI Certification
7 12 (2.72%) PMP
8 10 (2.27%) CCNA
9 8 (1.81%) MBA
10 7 (1.59%) Microsoft Certification
11 5 (1.13%) EMC Certification
11 5 (1.13%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 4 (0.91%) CCDP
12 4 (0.91%) MCSE
12 4 (0.91%) VCP4
12 4 (0.91%) VCP5
13 3 (0.68%) Microsoft Certified Architect
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (2.49%) QA
2 8 (1.81%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 6 (1.36%) COBIT
4 4 (0.91%) SLA
5 3 (0.68%) Data Quality
5 3 (0.68%) ISO15022
5 3 (0.68%) ISO20022
6 2 (0.45%) HMG Security Policy Framework
7 1 (0.23%) ISO/IEC 20000
7 1 (0.23%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 31 (7.03%) VMware Infrastructure
2 12 (2.72%) Active Directory
3 8 (1.81%) VMware Server
4 5 (1.13%) vSphere
5 4 (0.91%) Forefront TMG
5 4 (0.91%) UAG
5 4 (0.91%) vCloud
5 4 (0.91%) VMware ESX
6 3 (0.68%) XenApp
7 1 (0.23%) Hyper-V
7 1 (0.23%) KVM
Systems Management
1 12 (2.72%) SCVMM
2 7 (1.59%) SCCM
2 7 (1.59%) SCOM
3 4 (0.91%) Forefront Identity Manager
3 4 (0.91%) McAfee ePO
4 1 (0.23%) AirWatch
4 1 (0.23%) Nessus
4 1 (0.23%) TrustSec
Vendors
1 72 (16.33%) Oracle
2 62 (14.06%) Microsoft
3 50 (11.34%) VMware
4 39 (8.84%) Cisco
5 32 (7.26%) IBM
6 26 (5.90%) SAP
7 24 (5.44%) EMC
7 24 (5.44%) HP
8 22 (4.99%) NetApp
9 19 (4.31%) Citrix
10 16 (3.63%) Google
11 14 (3.17%) Juniper
12 13 (2.95%) CheckPoint
13 12 (2.72%) BMC
14 11 (2.49%) Sitecore
15 10 (2.27%) Apple
16 8 (1.81%) TIBCO
17 6 (1.36%) Avaya
17 6 (1.36%) Red Hat
17 6 (1.36%) Sybase
South West
Sanderson Recruitment Plc
Salary: Excellent benefits package
Posted: 2 days ago
Poole, Dorset
LV
Salary: Competitive Salary + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Novate IT Ltd
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum + bonus + car + bens
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Southern Lights Recruitment
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Weymouth, Dorset
Emponics Ltd
Salary: £65000 - £70000 per annum + neg +car + bonus 30%
Posted: 4 days ago
Weymouth, Dorset
Emponics Ltd
Salary: £75000 - £85000 per annum + £neg+bonus+car
Posted: 4 days ago
Bournemouth, Dorset
Experis Ltd
Salary: £60000 - £75000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £60000.00 - £85000.00 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Aximis (West) Limited
Salary: Up to £65K + 5K Car allow + Excellent and achievable bonus + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Aximis (West) Limited
Salary: Up to £65K + 5K Car allow + Excellent and achievable bonus + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Aximis (West) Limited
Salary: Up to £68K + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
GCHQ
Salary: Competitive package based on qualifications and experience
Posted: 9 days ago
Gloucestershire
People Source Consulting
Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum
Posted: 17 days ago
Bournemouth
Bluetown Online LTD
Posted: 17 days ago
Somerset
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 18 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Bristol Water
Salary: From £38,000 to £45,000 per annum Excellent Benefits
Posted: 22 days ago
Bristol
Computer Futures
Salary: £50000 - £100000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 26 days ago
Bristol
Computer Futures
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 27 days ago
Bristol
Computer Futures
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 27 days ago